Holy Cross Dominates Merrimack For 7-0 Win

April 1, 2005

Worcester, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's tennis team dominated Merrimack College from top to bottom for a 7-0 victory on Friday, giving HC its first win of the Spring season. Brian Kelly, Nick Casolaro, Mike Marano, Marco Lombardo and Rob Guido all won singles matches for the Crusaders, who are now 1-4 overall. Holy Cross then went on to win all three doubles matches for the 7-0 sweep.

The Crusaders host Connecticut on Wednesday, April 6 at 3:00 p.m.

Singles:
1. Brian Kelly (HC) def. Peter Arsenault, 6-1, 6-2
2. Nick Casolaro (HC) def. Dan Hroback, 6-1, 6-2
3. Mike Marano (HC) def. Joe Collins, 8-1
4. John Deaver (HC) def. Brian Reilly, 8-0
5. Marco Lombardo (HC) def. Andy Severance, 6-1, 6-3
6. Rob Guido (HC) def. Chris Dobi, 6-0, 6-1

Doubles:
1. Kelly/Marano (HC) def. Hroback/Severance, 8-3
2. Casolaro/Deaver (HC) def. Arsenault/Collins, 8-4
3. Guido/Lombardo (HC) def. Reilly/Dobi, 8-1.